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SPECIES Chlorocebus sabaeus

Author:Linnaeus, 1766.
Citation:Syst. Nat., 12th ed., 1: 38.
Common Name:Green Monkey
Type Locality:Cape Verde Isls.
Distribution:Senegal to the Volta River; introduced to Cape Verde Isls and to St. Kitts, Nevis, and Barbados (West Indies).
Status:CITES Appendix II.
Comments:Separated from aethiops as a full species by Kingdon (1997) and Groves (2001c). Napier (1981) regarded chrysurus (usually placed in synonymy of C. tantalus) as a synonym of sabaeus.
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Synonyms:

    callitrichus (I. Geoffroy, 1851)
    chrysurus (Blyth, 1845)
    werneri (I. Geoffroy, 1850)

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